Jessica Moore is an author and translator. Her first collection of poems, Everything, now, was released with Brick Books in August 2012. She is a former Lannan writer-in-residence and winner of a 2008 PEN America Translation Award for her translation of Turkana Boy by Jean-François Beauchemin. She recently spent four months in residence in Arles, France, while she worked on the translation of a contemporary French novel called Birth of a Bridge in English, forthcoming with Talon Books in August 2014. Jessica writes music as well – her debut solo album, Beautiful in Red, was released last year.
Kate Cayley’s poetry and short stories have appeared in literary magazines across the country. Her play, After Akhmatova, was produced by Tarragon Theatre, where she is a playwright-in-residence, and a young adult novel, The Hangman in the Mirror, was published by Annick Press in 2011. She is also the artistic director of Stranger Theatre, and has written, directed and co-created eight plays.